Arland Cauthon


SYRACUSE — Arland D. "A.D." Cauthon, 92, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Hamilton County Hospital in Syracuse.

SYRACUSE — Arland D. "A.D." Cauthon, 92, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Hamilton County Hospital in Syracuse.

He was born Aug. 24, 1920, in Coolidge, to Harry and Debbie Wright Cauthon. He graduated from Holly (Colo.) High School in 1940.

Mr. Cauthon worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, stationed in Rocky Ford, Colo., and Holly before settling in Syracuse.

On Nov. 1, 1942, he married Elwanda Sowell in Holly. She preceded him in death as did his parents; a son, Edwin Arland Cauthon; a grandson; three brothers, Clelle, Clyde and Mitchell Cauthon; a sister, Helen Lane; and two stepsisters, Edith and Leona.

Survivors include a son, Rick Cauthon of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Debra Jennings of Spokane, Wash.; two brothers, Elbert Cauthon of Borger, Texas, and Auston Cauthon of Johnson City; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. MDT Saturday at Southern Baptist Church, Syracuse. Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 3 to 7 p.m. MDT Friday at Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, Syracuse. Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to Southern Baptist Church may be sent in care of the funeral home, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.


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